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Picture of trees in Glen AffricDriving along the single track road from Fasnakyle Power Station we soon had the first excellent views into Glen Affric. The woodlands, both native and non-native were beautiful in the warm sunshine. Picture of River Affric
We stopped at Benevean Dam at the bottom of Loch Beinn a' Mheadhoin, from the dam we had a good view over River Affric flowing north east. Continuing along Loch Beinn a' Mheadhoin we found the beautiful view below with the trees and clouds mirrored in the calm water.
Picture of Loch Beinn a' Mheadhoin
Picture of a Scots pine Picture of Glen Affric
Our next stop was the Forest Enterprise car park at River Affric between Loch Beinn a' Mheadhoin and Loch Affric. We went on the short Am Meallan Walk, which leads to a viewpoint with excellent views over Glen Affric. Looking east we could see Scots pine and Loch Beinn a' Mheadhoin. Looking west we could see Affric Lodge with Loch Affric, in the distance we could see Mullach Fraoch-coire in the haze.
If you have a fast connection (or enough time) you can view a 360° QuickTime VR panorama of the view over Glen Affric (note 5.6MB download). The picture below doesn't really do it justice, but provides a preview of the panorama:
Preview of the 360° panorama
Picture of a tree and heatherPicture of rapidsBy now it was mid-afternoon, we went on the River Affric Walk through some naturally regenerated woodlands and along the rapids of River Affric between Loch Affric and Loch Beinn a' Mheadhoin. A very nice walk with good views. Finally we walked along the now broad River Affric towards Affric Lodge to catch a glimpse of Loch Affric. Unfortunately we didn't have the time to go any further as we still had to drive back to Inverness in the early evening. I'm sure I'll visit another time for some more walking here.
Picture of reflections on the water Picture of Loch Affric
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